Clinician-scientist and alumnus of UNSW, awarded her PhD thesis on the MULTIMODAL EVALUATION OF MACULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION at the Centre for Eye Health (2018). She was Lead Clinician (Macula) and Integrated Care Co-ordinator at the Centre for Eye Health from 2019 to 2021 and most recently joined the Brien Holden Vision Institute as Principal Research Optometrist (2021-2022).
In the four years since her PhD, she has published over 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has secured more than $500K in research funding. She presents regularly at national and international conferences, and has also been engaged in teaching in the School of Optometry and Vision Science, contributing to a range of courses including Advanced Ocular Disease 1, Disease Processes of the Eye 2 and Therapeutics and the Posterior Eye, clinical placements for Clinical Ocular Therapy 5A/5B, final year research projects and higher degree research supervision.
Her current research areas include:
SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF PREVENTABLE VISION LOSS: aimed at understanding and looking at solutions for overcoming barriers to eye care access
ATTITUDES AND BARRIERS TO CARE IN AMD: Developing a patient education program to improve outcomes
CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN POSTERIOR EYE DISEASE: Empowering clinicians and health care organisations to provide an enhanced standard of care
Most highly cited work: Optom Vis Sci. 2017 Feb;94(2):246-259
Most technically challenging paper: Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Apr 1;59(5):1790-1799
Most impactful work: Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2016 Nov;36(6):632-642
Her favourite skill is applying research in clinical practice.
My research activities are focused on age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases in the areas of:
A listing of my previous publications can be found at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Angelica+Ly